Washington state suing agrochemical giant over PCB pollution

Washington on Thursday became the first U.S. state to sue the agrochemical giant Monsanto over pervasive pollution from PCBs, the toxic industrial chemicals that have accumulated in plants, fish and people around the globe for decades. The company said the case "lacks merit."

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Atwater beats Escalon in ABC Tourney opener

Atwater opened its own ABC Tournament with an impressive 79-41 victory over Escalon. (Sean Lynch/slynch@mercedsunstar.com)
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Atwater beats Escalon in ABC Tourney opener 1:26

Atwater beats Escalon in ABC Tourney opener

Atwater's Reggie Ricks on the team's ABC Tourney win 2:51

Atwater's Reggie Ricks on the team's ABC Tourney win

Buhach Colony students use staged crime scene to practice collecting evidence 0:35

Buhach Colony students use staged crime scene to practice collecting evidence

Classroom lessons to help children receive Christmas gifts 0:42

Classroom lessons to help children receive Christmas gifts